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  • Packers TE Jimmy Graham facing fines for not talking to the media

    Clutch Points "Green Bay Packers tight end Jimmy Graham is facing fines for his refusal to talk to the media. Graham is in his first season with the Packers and has recorded 8 receptions for 103 yards so far this year. According to Rob Demovsky of ESPN, Graham has not talked to the media since July..." September 20

  • Aaron Rodgers concerned knee injury could get worse "Aaron Rodgers performed well in Sunday's draw with the Minnesota Vikings, but the Green Bay Packers quarterback is worried about potentially aggravating a knee sprain that remains in a somewhat precarious state. "Yeah, obviously that's a concern,"..." September 20

  • When players went on strike for better benefits, Eric Dickerson undermined them

    Pro Football Talk "Eric Dickerson is now speaking out for the idea that Hall of Fame players should be paid $300,000 a year in retirement. But when Dickerson was an active player, supporting the retired players was not his concern. In 1987, the NFL players went on strike, and among the key pieces of..." September 20

  • Aaron Rodgers against the new roughing the passer penalties

    Larry Brown Sports "The NFL’s new roughing the passer penalty rules have become the biggest talking point in the league, especially after a high-profile penalty called on Clay Matthews so evidently changed the outcome of a game in Week 2. Many fans, media members, and even former officials have voiced..." September 20

  • Packers activate Aaron Jones, cut Deante Burton

    Pro Football Talk "The Packers activated running back Aaron Jones on Wednesday before his roster exemption expired. They cut cornerback Deante Burton to make room. Jones served a two-game suspension for violation of the league’s substance-abuse policy. It stemmed from his October arrest when he..." September 19

  • Aaron Rodgers seems to have one big concern with his injured left knee

    CBS Sports "After skipping out on nearly every practice the Packers held last week, it's starting to look like Aaron Rodgers might have to do the same thing this week.  Although Rodgers was able to play against the Vikings on Sunday, there's still come concern about his left knee,..." September 19

  • Eric Dickerson: NFL should pay each Hall of Famer $300,000 a year

    Pro Football Talk "When Eric Dickerson released a statement calling for an annual salary for Hall of Famers, he didn’t say what that salary should be. But now he has given a dollar amount of $300,000 annually. “If it was up to me, I think every Hall of Famer would get about..." September 19

  • Group of NFL Hall of Famers demands an annual salary and health benefits

    Pro Football Talk "A group of Pro Football Hall of Famers are arguing that every member of the Hall of Fame should be paid an annual salary and given health insurance. In a letter sent to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, NFL Players Association Executive Director DeMaurice Smith, and Pro..." September 18

  • NFL doubles down on stance that Clay Matthews hit was a penalty

    Larry Brown Sports "Clay Matthews’ hit on Kirk Cousins during Sunday’s Minnesota Vikings-Green Bay Packers game has predictably become the biggest talking point of the week, and the NFL is not backing off the call. In fact, they are doubling down on the stance that the hit was a penalty. The..." September 18

  • Mike McCarthy on Clay Matthews’ penalty: He did what he was coached to do

    Pro Football Talk "Packers linebacker Clay Matthews disagreed with referee Tony Corrente’s decision to penalize him for a hit on Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins, adding that penalties “are out of control.” A day later, Packers coach Mike McCarthy wonders what Matthews was supposed to..." September 17

  • NFL doubles down on stance that Clay Matthews hit was a penalty

    Larry Brown Sports "Clay Matthews’ hit on Kirk Cousins during Sunday’s Minnesota Vikings-Green Bay Packers game has predictably become the biggest talking point of the week, and the NFL is not backing off the call. In fact, they are doubling down on the stance that the hit was a penalty. The..." September 17

  • Packers' Clay Matthews left frustrated, bewildered by key penalty for roughing the passer

    Packers News "Freeze the frame, and it’s a textbook tackle. Clay Matthews didn’t hit Kirk Cousins late. He didn’t hit the Minnesota Vikings quarterback high, striking the middle of his chest. He didn’t hit Cousins with his helmet, leading instead with his shoulder. By rules..." September 17

  • Aaron Rodgers Does Not Have Ligament Damage

    Pro Football Rumors "After his remarkable comeback during the Packers’ season-opening win over the Bears last Sunday night, Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers assured a national audience that he would be playing in Week 2. The fact that he practiced with the team yesterday all but..." September 16

  • Aaron Rodgers will play Sunday versus Vikings "After returning to practice on Saturday, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers will return to the field on Sunday at Lambeau Field against the Minnesota Vikings, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported, per sources, late Saturday night. "Barring a setback, Aaron Rodgers will start..." September 16

  • Aaron Rodgers practices, still questionable "Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers returned to practice Saturday, but he remains questionable for Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported. The quarterback suffered in last week's win over the Chicago Bears. The Packers..." September 15

  • Mike McCarthy retains confidence in running game despite slow start

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Only four teams had fewer rush yards than the Green Bay Packers in Week 1, but coach Mike McCarthy said he isn’t worried about the run game. For one, the Packers found themselves down 20-0 in Sunday’s second half to the Chicago Bears, forcing them to throw an inordinate..." September 15

  • DeShone Kizer confident he can lead the Packers if Aaron Rodgers can’t

    Pro Football Talk "If DeShone Kizer lost confidence, that would be easy to understand. As a rookie last year, he was the quarterback for an 0-16 Browns team. This year he was traded to the Packers, and when he had to fill in for Aaron Rodgers in Week One, he had two turnovers and didn’t lead any scoring..." September 15

  • Aaron Rodgers' Week 2 status might not be known until weekend

    Sportsnaut "The Green Bay Packers face a major early-season test at home against the defending NFC North champion Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. Even at this point in the season, Green Bay can’t afford to lose a home game to Minnesota. It would place the team behind the proverbial..." September 14

  • No Thursday practice for Aaron Rodgers, Davante Adams

    Pro Football Talk "Packers coach Mike McCarthy had hoped quarterback Aaron Rodgers would be able to do more Thursday than he did Wednesday, despite a knee injury. Officially, Rodgers did the same on both days: Nothing. According to the official injury report, Rodgers did not practice on Thursday. He..." September 13

  • Colin Cowherd: I'm Told Aaron Rodgers is Playing Sunday

    The Big Lead "The fear of the week is reportedly over. On The Herd, Colin Cowherd said he was told by a source Aaron Rodgers will play this Sunday vs. the Minnesota Vikings despite his sprained knee. Rodgers playing was beginning to look more and more like a question this week based on odds and the..." September 13

  • Mike McCarthy: Packers QB Aaron Rodgers' rehab from knee injury 'no layup'

    USA Today "Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers wasn’t expected to practice for a second straight day, instead continuing to work on rehabbing his sprained left knee. Coach Mike McCarthy said Thursday that Rodgers would be with the “rehab group”, which is a term he uses..." September 13

  • Packers could be missing Davante Adams, too

    Pro Football Talk "With all the talk about whether quarterback Aaron Rodgers will play on Sunday against the Vikings, another injured Packer has gone unnoticed. Receiver Davante Adams has a shoulder injury, and it’s bad enough that he didn’t practice on Wednesday. " September 13

  • Report: Aaron Rodgers dealing with knee sprain, swelling

    Larry Brown Sports "Aaron Rodgers had no doubts about his availability for Week 2 following a comeback win over the Chicago Bears on Sunday night, but it does not sound like he is a lock to play. On Wednesday, Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy told reporters that Rodgers was working with a rehab..." September 13

  • Las Vegas Super Contest Packers-Vikings Line Indicates Probability Aaron Rodgers Is Out

    The Big Lead "As we sit here on Thursday morning, we have not received an indication one way or another from the Packers whether or not Aaron Rodgers will play on Sunday against the Vikings. However, reading tea leaves, it does seem as though it’s a lot more likely that he misses the game..." September 13

  • Alabama had an NFL-high 44 players on Week One rosters

    Pro Football Talk "Alabama has been the top program in college football in recent years, so it’s unsurprising that the Crimson Tide have put more players into the NFL than any other college team. Alabama had 44 players on Week One rosters, the most of any college. After Alabama were a..." September 13

  • Brett Favre: Hatchet with Aaron Rodgers officially buried

    Larry Brown Sports "Brett Favre is back hosting a weekly show for SiriusXM NFL Radio, and he’s already sharing some interesting information on it. Favre’s debut show this year came on Tuesday. During the show, Favre praised his former understudy Aaron Rodgers for leading the Green Bay Packers..." September 13

  • Aaron Rodgers to work in rehab group Wednesday

    Pro Football Talk "Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers said on Tuesday that he will be taking it one day at a time this week when it comes to figuring out whether he will play against the Vikings after hurting his knee in last Sunday night’s victory over the Bears. The first day will not..." September 12

  • Aaron Rodgers says he has a 'sprained knee,' still hopes to play Vikings

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Aaron Rodgers is doing all he can to get ready to face the Vikings on Sunday at Lambeau Field, the Packers quarterback told reporters. Rodgers, who was hurt Sunday night in a 24-23 comeback win against the Chicago Bears, said Wednesday he has a sprained knee. Coach Mike McCarthy..." September 12

  • Rodgers Not Full Participant in Wednesday Practice and is Considered Day-to-Day

    12 Up "Packers fans held their collective breaths on Sunday as Aaron Rodgers exited during the middle of the second quarter of the season opener against the Bears.  Seemingly out for good with an apparent knee injury, Rodgers returned in the second half to deliver an..." September 12

  • Packers claim Deante Burton off waivers, place Trevor Davis on IR

    Pro Football Talk "The Packers placed receiver/returner Trevor Davis on injured reserve Tuesday. They added him to the injury report Sunday with a hamstring injury, listing him as inactive for the season opener. Green Bay claimed cornerback Deante Burton off waivers from Falcons to take Davis’..." September 11

  • Randall Cobb finds perfect way to celebrate his big night in Green Bay

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Green Bay Packers receiver Randall Cobb, whose 75-yard touchdown was the tipping point of a wild comeback Sunday night at Lambeau Field, found an adorable way to celebrate his success: He brought the game ball home to share the moment with his newborn son. Cobb and his wife,..." September 10

  • Mike McCarthy: No decision made on Aaron Rodgers’ availability

    Pro Football Talk "Shortly after finishing off his and the team’s comeback Sunday night, Aaron Rodgers vowed to play in Week Two against the Vikings. “I’m playing next week,” Rodgers told NBC’s Michele Tafoya. Not so fast, said Packers coach Mike..." September 10

  • One helmet rule penalty was called through 14 games "The offseason angst over the revised helmet-to-helmet hitting policy slowed to a sputter as real games began. Through 14 regular season games -- with two Monday night tilts to be played -- referees penalized one player for a use of helmet foul, per league..." September 10

  • Aaron Rodgers declares he will play against Vikings in Week 2

    Larry Brown Sports "Aaron Rodgers says there is no doubt about his status for Week 2. Rodgers exited the Green Bay Packers’ win over the Chicago Bears on Sunday in the second quarter following a sack. He had his knee examined in the locker room and re-entered the game in the second half..." September 10

  • Aaron Rodgers carted to locker room after sack

    Pro Football Talk "The Packers’ worst fears were realized last year, when Aaron Rodgers suffered a broken collarbone and their entire season unraveled. They’re worrying again now, as Rodgers has been taken to the medical tent for evaluation. Rodgers went down with an..." September 09

  • 49ers, Jets, Packers also were in on Khalil Mack

    Pro Football Talk "The Rams volunteered that they tried to get Khalil Mack away from the Raiders. So who else was chasing the best quarterback chaser in the NFL other than the Rams and his new team, the Bears? According to Jay Glazer of FOX, the other potential serious suitors for Mack were the Jets,..." September 09

  • The NFL's $321 million collision: Bears' Khalil Mack takes aim at Packers' Aaron Rodgers

    USA Today "What an ideal scenario for the Chicago Bears to unveil the new centerpiece of their revived defense: Khalil Mack, meet Aaron Rodgers. A week after the blockbuster trade from Oakland paved the way for Mack to secure a six-year, $141 million contract that makes him the NFL’s..." September 08

  • Scouting report on Packers tight end Jimmy Graham: 'He's not the quick-twitch athlete he used to be'

    Chicago Tribune "Jimmy Graham (6-foot-7, 265 pounds) is in his first season in Green Bay after signing a three-year, $30 million contract with $11 million guaranteed. He’s entering his ninth season and will pair with fellow free-agent signee Marcedes Lewis to work the middle of the field for Aaron..." September 08

  • Trump continues crusade against Nike amid ‘Just Do It’ campaign

    New York Post "President Trump on Friday morning took a swipe at Nike, which aired its highly anticipated ad featuring Colin Kaepernick during the NFL season opener the night before. “What was Nike thinking?” the president wondered on Twitter shortly before 7..." September 07

  • Packers HC Mike McCarthy says it’s ‘very realistic’ Aaron Rodgers plays until 40

    Clutch Points "The Green Bay Packers have committed to star quarterback Aaron Rodgers for the next six seasons after inking him to a record-breaking four-year, $134 million deal that will push him through his late 30s with the franchise. With that in mind, head coach Mike McCarthy has voiced that he..." September 06

  • Jamaal Williams welcomes 'workhorse' role in Packers' uncrowded backfield

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "General manager Brian Gutekunst went and got a third running back for the Green Bay Packers on Monday, but it really wasn’t a move to help coach Mike McCarthy’s offense. Darius Jackson, a third-year pro out of Eastern Michigan, will be on the practice field Wednesday..." September 05

  • Packers would have loved Khalil Mack on their side, now see him twice a year

    Packers News "Randall Cobb was scrolling through Twitter while lying in bed Saturday morning when he saw the disappointing news. It was no secret within the Green Bay Packers' locker room that the front office was trying to acquire edge rusher Khalil Mack from the Oakland Raiders. When the..." September 05

  • Akiem Hicks: Packers linemen can’t block Khalil Mack

    Packers News "To say the Chicago Bears are pumped about having Khalil Mack on their team would be like saying they were happy training camp is over. Uh, yeah. No one might have been as thrilled as defensive end Akiem Hicks, who led the team in sacks with 8.5 last season and won’t..." September 05

  • NFL projected to make more than $2 billion a year from legalized gambling

    Larry Brown Sports "The NFL has long been resistant to the idea of legalized sports wagering — at least when making statements in public. But privately, team owners and league executives must be licking their chops. ESPN’s Darren Rovell on Wednesday shared some of the results of a poll..." September 05

  • Packers WR Jake Kumerow on tumble into end zone: 'I'd do it again if I had a chance'

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel " Late Sunday afternoon, Green Bay Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst insisted that his first 53-man roster was fluid. And when asked directly if there were players who could be put on injured reserve, he said, “I would like to think that all the guys we have will be playing for..." September 04

  • Packers tight end Robert Tonyan pranked on cutdown day

    Pro Football Talk "All players on NFL rosters hope they don’t get the phone call from their teams telling them to bring their playbooks to turn in because they are being released as rosters are trimmed to 53 players this last weekend. Packers tight end Robert Tonyan didn’t get that call, but..." September 04

  • Packers add former Cowboys running back

    Pro Football Talk "The Packers only had two running backs on the roster, so you figured they’d add some depth quickly. According to Clarence Hill of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the Packers have signed former Cowboys back Darius Jackson. Jackson had just been signed to the Cowboys..." September 03

  • Packers waive cornerback Herb Waters

    Pro Football Talk "The roster shuffling continues in Green Bay. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Packers are waiving cornerback Herb Waters. Waters went to camp with the Packers as an undrafted rookie from Miami in 2016, and spent most of that year on the practice squad, and..." September 03

  • Packers Sign LB Korey Toomer

    WTMJ "The Packers making a couple of moves Monday placing wide receiver Jake Kumerow on injured reserve and signing linebacker Korey Toomer.  Kumerow, who played college at UW-Whitewater, injured his shoulder in the August 16th preseason game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. ..." September 03

  • Aaron Rodgers setting records with new deal

    Yardbarker "A much anticipated domino finally fell earlier this week when Aaron Rodgers and the Packers agreed to terms on his mega-extension. The deal made Rodgers the highest paid player in league history and has reset the market for the next crop of signal callers looking to sign deals. Former..." September 03